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  • Open air weekend

    Open air weekend

    • Posted Friday 13 June, 2008

    How will it be for you? Members of the EIFF team give tips on enjoying this weekend's free outdoor screenings.

  • Make the most of your membership

    Make the most of your membership

    • Posted Thursday 12 June, 2008

    The new Ticket Offers section of the EIFF Web Members area is now open for business.

  • Self portrait: Martin Radich

    Self portrait: Martin Radich

    • Posted Thursday 12 June, 2008

    Director Martin Radich writes exclusively for EIFF, lending an insight into his incisive psychodrama Crack Willow, which receives a World Premiere at the Festival.

  • Six of the Fest: Comedies

    Six of the Fest: Comedies

    • Posted Thursday 12 June, 2008

    High jinx and lowlives can be found in our hilarious half-dozen, including Sir Ben Kingsley as a doped-up doc in Sundance smash The Wackness.

  • Latest guest news

    Latest guest news

    • Posted Thursday 12 June, 2008

    The festival buzz grows with Danny Huston heading the Michael Powell Jury and Prince Caspian crowning the latest guest list.

  • Top talent visits Festival

    Top talent visits Festival

    • Posted Friday 06 June, 2008

    With less than a fortnight to go before the red carpet makes its return, we take a look at a selection of this year’s special guests.

  • Six of the Fest: Horror

    Six of the Fest: Horror

    • Posted Friday 06 June, 2008

    Ghosts, ghouls, freaks, fools and a man-eating car? It can only be our half-dozen highlighted horrors.

  • The sport of kings

    The sport of kings

    • Posted Friday 06 June, 2008

    The King of Ping Pong signals the arrival of yet another major talent at EIFF, in Swedish debut director Jens Jonsson.

  • Wayne's world

    Wayne's world

    • Posted Friday 06 June, 2008

    Director Wayne Wang returns to his indie roots with a pair of films at EIFF, typically compelling and deeply involving yet stylistically unique.

  • Test headline

    • Posted Thursday 05 June, 2008
  • Test headline

    • Posted Thursday 05 June, 2008
  • Test headline

    • Posted Thursday 05 June, 2008
  • In Profile: Errol Morris

    In Profile: Errol Morris

    • Posted Thursday 29 May, 2008

    Groundbreaking documentarian, former private detective and winner of a bet which resulted in Werner Herzog eating his shoe...we take a look at the incredible career of Errol Morris.

  • Six of the Fest: Documentaries

    Six of the Fest: Documentaries

    • Posted Thursday 29 May, 2008

    To kick off our series of genre guides, we look at a selection of vital documentaries, ranging from the maniacal to the mythical.

  • Terror incognita

    Terror incognita

    • Posted Thursday 29 May, 2008

    Tribeca Film Festival award-winner Let the Right One In brings pomp to this year’s colourful horror line-up.

  • Hideous Kinski

    Hideous Kinski

    • Posted Thursday 29 May, 2008

    Startling footage of legendary actor Klaus Kinski’s forays into evangelism to receive an International Premiere at EIFF, with son Nikolai Kinski expected to attend.

  • Dark knight

    Dark knight

    • Posted Friday 23 May, 2008

    Sir Ben Kingsley turns in his most remarkable performance since Sexy Beast in The Wackness - a Sundance smash which is set to stun audiences at EIFF.

  • The Skinny Selection

    The Skinny Selection

    • Posted Friday 23 May, 2008

    The Skinny have joined EIFF as an official media partner for 2008. They cast a discerning eye over the Mirrorball programme to reveal 'The Skinny Selection'.

  • Love in the time of machina

    Love in the time of machina

    • Posted Friday 23 May, 2008

    Professor Hiroshi Ishiguro hit the headlines last year when he created an eerily lifelike android, and his fascinating story is told in the documentary Mechanical Love.

  • Action! 2008 programme launches

    Action! 2008 programme launches

    • Posted Wednesday 07 May, 2008

    With 142 features from 29 countries and a staggering 15 World Premieres, the 62nd Edinburgh International Film Festival is bringing films to light.

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